What to Do When You’re Locked Out in Reno

Finding yourself locked out of your house is never fun, but with our recent snow here in Reno and Sparks, this is an especially bad time for a lock-out scenario. If you’re unlucky enough to find yourself on the wrong side of a locked door, remember AllSafe Lock & Key and these tips. Common Lock Out Situations It’s normal to feel irritated and maybe a little embarrassed when you accidentally lock yourself out. But it happens more than you may think, and here are some of the most common reasons. You misplaced your keys – If you always keep your keys in your bag or backpack, that habit could backfire. You were in a hurry and a little distracted –…

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Three Reasons Not to DIY Door Lock Installation

Replacing door locks isn’t uncommon. Maybe you lost your key, moved into a new home, or you’re just ready for a fresh new look and some matching hardware. Whatever the reason, there’s a strong case to be made to hire a professional locksmith for the job. Here are three reasons not to DIY door lock installation. The Right Kind of Lock While door locks may seem essentially the same to you, that’s not necessarily the case. Ensuring that you’re getting the right lock for your door and needs isn’t always as easy as browsing the mass-produced offerings at the local hardware store. A professional locksmith will not only have the skills and knowledge necessary to install your new locks to…

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New House? Time to Re-Key!

A new house is one of the biggest investments you’ll likely make during your lifetime. But it’s more than just an investment – it’s where you’ll build memories. One of the most important things you can do once you get those new house keys? Bringing in a professional to re-key your locks. Here’s why. Locks Only You Can Open Buying a home that someone else lived in means moving in a property that once belonged to someone else. They had access to every part of what’s now yours, and that could still be true if you don’t choose to re-key or replace locks entirely. And while it’s probably true that any spare key still in the former owner’s possession is…

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My Key Isn’t Working!

When you expect something to work, it can be a shock when it doesn’t. That’s especially true for things like door locks and keys. But the truth is, all keys have a shelf life, and it’s likely that you’ll get a few warning signs that you should take seriously. Warning Signs of Failing Keys There are a few signs that your key is nearing the end of its life. If you find that you have to do any of the following to make your key work properly, consider it a sign of things to come, and call a certified mobile locksmith like AllSafe Lock & Key here in Reno. You have to wiggle the key to make it work. You…

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Reviews of AllSafe Lock & Key, Reno’s Reliable Mobile Locksmith

It’s always reassuring learning about other people’s experiences with a locksmith. When you find yourself locked out or otherwise in need of a locksmith’s services, it’s often a time charged with emotion. Searching frantically for the closest locksmith may mean you overlook warning signs of locksmith scams. AllSafe Lock & Key here in Reno prides itself on offering competitive rates, friendly service, and professional experience, and we’re sharing some of the feedback we’ve received from customers over the years. A Life Saver “AllSafe Lock and Key is a life saver. I own a property management business and he has always been quick to respond to my needs, even in off hours. He is ALWAYS very fair and he is very…

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Six Reasons You May Need a Qualified Mobile Locksmith in Reno

AllSafe Lock & Key in Reno proudly serves northern Nevada with 24/7 emergency locksmithing. From commercial to residential to auto, our certified technician is ready and waiting to help you with your lock issues. If you find yourself searching online for the nearest locksmith, it’s likely because you’ve found yourself in a frustrating or even worrisome lock-out scenario. The good news? Calling the right locksmith is the key to getting fast, professional, and quality service for a variety of needs – not simply because you’ve locked yourself out of the house, office, or car. Here are six reasons you may need a qualified mobile locksmith in Reno, or anywhere. Common Scenarios that Call for a Locksmith You’re locked out of…

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Four Tips for Finding a Reliable Mobile Locksmith in Reno & Sparks

We recommend finding a good mobile locksmith before you need one, but we also understand that’s not usually how it works. By the time you realize you need a locksmith, it’s usually late or dark, and it’s always inconvenient. But no matter when you contact a locksmith, you certainly one who is both qualified and licensed. Here are four tips for finding a reliable mobile locksmith in Reno & Sparks. Local Contact Information We’ve discussed common locksmith scams in previous posts, which is one reason a local number – one that isn’t re-routed to a call center outside of the state – and a local address both matter. Here in Reno and Sparks, there are dozens of locksmith services advertised…

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Three Requirements for a Reputable Reno Mobile Locksmith

If you’re like many people and you find yourself locked out, you use your phone to search for Reno mobile locksmiths. In many cases, people start calling the first few numbers that show up. But that’s isn’t always the best way to find a reliable locksmith. Don’t make a bad situation even worse by hiring an inexperienced locksmith or one with a reputation for up-charging. Instead, take an extra few minutes to make sure that anyone you consider meets these three requirements for a reputable Reno mobile locksmith. A Local Address Don’t make the assumption that an online search will yield results for local locksmiths right here in Reno and Sparks. The truth is, geo-targeting lets big companies from all…

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